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The 4 Things You Should Know About Chicagoland’s Housing Market

The 4 Things You Should Know About Chicagoland’s Housing Market


From home-price trends to the latest home sale numbers, we’re dishing the straight dope…

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Lending Standards Have Barely Budged in the Last Year

Lending Standards Have Barely Budged in the Last Year


We keep hearing from trade groups that lending standards remain high, and the data…

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Rent Takes a Much Bigger Bite Out of Chicagoan’s Incomes

Rent Takes a Much Bigger Bite Out of Chicagoan’s Incomes


We’ve been hearing for some time that rents are increasing, but new numbers from…

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Pinterest Like a Pro

Pinterest Like a Pro


Are you looking to reach your audience in a new way? Pinterest campaigns are…

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Why the Suburbs Aren’t Going Anywhere

Why the Suburbs Aren’t Going Anywhere


Reports of suburbia’s death,  it would appear, have been greatly exaggerated. It’s been a…

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6 Ways To Be Taken Seriously By Your Employees

6 Ways To Be Taken Seriously By Your Employees


If you want to be effective as a manager, you need your staff to…

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How Homebuyer and Seller Habits Change With Each Generation

How Homebuyer and Seller Habits Change With Each Generation


According to the 2014 National Association of Realtors Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends…

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My Style: Tara Kelleher, Broker Associate, Hunter’s Fairway Sotheby’s International Realty, Barrington

My Style: Tara Kelleher, Broker Associate, Hunter’s Fairway Sotheby’s International Realty, Barrington


Number of years in real estate. Six and a half years. Describe your look:…

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Rents Rising on Chicago’s North Side

Rents Rising on Chicago’s North Side


As more new developments continue to appear in downtown Chicago, construction in North Side…

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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Announces Affiliation with Mimi Napleton Collins

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Announces Affiliation with Mimi Napleton Collins


Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has announced that realtor Mimi Napleton Collins is now affiliated…

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4.21.14

Effective Strategies for Managing Brokers


What does it take to be a leader? What qualities do managing brokers need to possess in order to help their agents reach their best?